The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
UK / Wales
Rank 43 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.28% 7.55% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 8.16% 17.79% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 21
Median daily rate £275 £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £136 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +18.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
245 253 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.16% 42.45% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 172 198
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 18
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £26.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 17 £275 +4.76% 6
West Wales -13 2 £370 +38.31%
North Wales - 1 - - 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
3 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
5 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (37.74%) Linux
7 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
8 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (26.42%) SAN
10 13 (24.53%) Citrix
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco
11 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
12 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) Ansible
12 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
12 11 (20.75%) Unix
12 11 (20.75%) Firewall
12 11 (20.75%) Clustering
12 11 (20.75%) ELK Stack
13 10 (18.87%) AIX
13 10 (18.87%) Tivoli
13 10 (18.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (18.87%) HP
13 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
13 10 (18.87%) Puppet
13 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.87%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Confluence
3 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) SAN
2 11 (20.75%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (9.43%) DHCP
4 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.55%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.66%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.77%) ADSL
7 2 (3.77%) Extranet
7 2 (3.77%) Intranet
7 2 (3.77%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) IPv6
8 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 9 (16.98%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Technical Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Migration Architect
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) ELK Stack
2 9 (16.98%) MCollective
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
4 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (37.74%) Linux
6 11 (20.75%) Unix
7 10 (18.87%) AIX
7 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.77%) Android
11 2 (3.77%) Solaris
12 1 (1.89%) CentOS
12 1 (1.89%) Debian
12 1 (1.89%) HPUX
12 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Information Security
1 9 (16.98%) IT Governance
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) High Availability
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Server Hardening
7 3 (5.66%) SIEM
7 3 (5.66%) Software Licensing
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Go
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) GIAC
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (13.21%) PowerHA
4 7 (13.21%) vSphere
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.89%) Docker
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Ansible
2 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 10 (18.87%) Tivoli
2 10 (18.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Nessus
3 9 (16.98%) Packer
3 9 (16.98%) Rundeck
3 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Zenoss
4 5 (9.43%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
5 3 (5.66%) Kibana
5 3 (5.66%) logstash
5 3 (5.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Citrix
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
5 10 (18.87%) HP
6 9 (16.98%) IBM
6 9 (16.98%) Sonatype
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 8 (15.09%) SAP
7 8 (15.09%) Symantec
8 6 (11.32%) NetApp
9 4 (7.55%) SaltStack
10 3 (5.66%) Avaya
11 2 (3.77%) Apple
11 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.89%) Dell
12 1 (1.89%) Juniper
12 1 (1.89%) Lotus
12 1 (1.89%) Remedy